The continuing story of a chess novice...
I admit this subblog is inspired by the movie Julie & Julia. But instead of the tribulations of French cooking, here are the tribulations of chess.
But why Alekhine? Beyond the alliteration with my name, nothing. If I were named Kendra, it could just as easily be Kendra vs Koltanowski.
But the juxaposition of Amy and Alekhine strikes me as very funny. Ridiculous...and sublime. Yet I like the picture conjured. It makes me feel somewhat like Lisa Lane or, better yet, Diana Lanni.
Remember when Alice jumped through the looking-glass and encountered a world that was nothing so much as a chess game?
Well, three two one, jump...